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FFA Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

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When Leslie Turner was growing up on a cattle farm in Kansas, getting up at 5:30 a.m. to do her chores, she turned to one of the largest youth leadership organizations in the world to give her a valuable experience that would help shape her life and career.
 
Turner was a state and national officer for Future Farmers of America (FFA).
 

Connecting the Orphans of Jhamtse Gatsal to the World

by Darrel Ward, SVP Commercial Client Business
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“Seeing right there in the moment we changed their lives.”

I can only hope that my words above capture the trip of a lifetime. My team and I set out on a journey with Mike Libecki of National Geographic.

Everyone Can Be the Legacy – Celebrating Mandela Day

STEM Pioneer Lindiwe Matlali on Creating Africa’s IT Legacies
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by Lindiwe Matlali, Founder and CEO of Africa Teen Geeks

We all have the power to be the legacy, but how many of us will?

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Sumita Patnaik Teaches the Value of Education

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In 2001, Sumita Patnaik, along with her cousin, started Twinkle Academy, a school in the rural village of Kalan, India. The school has grown from three children to 170 in this time, with the first class of seniors soon to graduate. This has had a huge impact on the community and the education of its children. Kalan is 200 miles from the nearest city and when Twinkle Academy was founded none of the children in the village attended school.

An Amazing Way to Add STEAM to Girls’ Career Dreams

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It might just be that I am a mom of three children (ages 8, 4 and 2) who is always looking for fun yet affordable things to do, but I am noticing more and more hands-on learning opportunities such as “maker spaces” popping up in schools and institutions throughout the country.

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It might just be that I am a mom of three children (ages 8, 4 and 2) who is always looking for fun yet affordable things to do, but I am noticing more and more hands-on learning opportunities such as “maker spaces” popping up in schools and institutions throughout the country.

Kid Power to Help Save the Earth

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“Do you want to help save the planet?” CLP Power graduate trainee Crystal Kwan asks the children at a kindergarten in Shatin. In a split second, more than a dozen hands shoot up into the air as the boys and girls cry out in unison: “Yes, I do. I do.”

Similar happy scenes have been repeated in kindergartens across Hong Kong as CLP young engineers and graduate trainees talk to youngsters about power generation, energy saving, and what it’s like to be an engineer. The response from the toddlers has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic.

Avoid Summer Learning Loss with These Family Activities for Middle Schoolers

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By Allison DeGraaf, Director of Learning and Innovation, Janesville School District

With summer now in full swing, most students’ minds are far from school. But as educators know, students need to be engaged in thinking and exploring year-round if they are to avoid what is known as “summer learning loss.”

Summer learning loss is the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year—and research shows this phenomenon is all too real.

AEG and BET Host Sixth Annual BET Experience Youth Program

Program provides in-depth look at entertainment industry; behind-the-scenes access to BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and BET Awards
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Since the inception of BET Experience at L.A. LIVE in 2012, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company and BET Networks have provided more than 300 students throughout the greater Los Angeles area with an in-depth look at the entertainment industry and behind-the-scenes access to the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and the BET Awards through the BET Experience Youth Program.

VIDEO | Global Transformation by Investing in Youth Education

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According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for skilled workers continues to rise and is becoming employers’ favorable choice to replace traditional long-term workers. However, there is a mismatch between the skills that workers can offer and what employers are demanding. This gap impacts not only economies but also hampers the transition to equitable and inclusive societies. Therefore, developing skills among the youth is becoming crucial to ensure the overall improvement of business and society.

Dell and IMPACT Announce Collaboration to Support Women’s Empowerment in Democratic Republic of Congo

As the Dell’s Women Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) meets in Toronto, the tech leader announces new funding for business education of women in Congo focused on investing strategies to support new entrepreneurship opportunities
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TORONTO, July 17, 2018 /3BL Media/   Dell is teaming with the Canadian-based non-profit IMPACT to provide women in the Democratic Republic of Congo with business education focused on investing their savings into new entrepreneurship opportunities in their communities.

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